Brahmani River
Brahmani River
StateJharkhand, West Bengal
CitiesDumka, Rampurhat
Physical characteristics
 • locationKathikund, Dumka, Santhal Parganas
 • locationDwarka River

The Brahmani River is a tributary of the Dwarka River.


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The Brahmani originates in the Santhal Parganas in Jharkhand and then flows through Birbhum district, bisecting Rampurhat subdivision. It finally flows through Murshidabad district, where it joins the Dwarka River.[1]

It is a hill stream with beds full of pebbles and yellow clay.[2]

Baidhara barrage

Baidhara barrage on the Brahmani has a capacity of 540,000 cubic metres (440 acre⋅ft),[3]


Brahmani River panaromic view

See also


  1. ^ O’Malley, L.S.S., ICS, Birbhum, Bengal District Gazetteers, p. 5, 1995 reprint, Government of West Bengal
  2. ^ "Murshidabad". District administration. Archived from the original on 5 March 2009. Retrieved 19 August 2009.
  3. ^ "Poverty and Vulnerability" (PDF). Vulnerability due to flood. Human Development Report: Birbhum. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 August 2010. Retrieved 15 June 2010.

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